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Modest but impressive

So old byzanthine church, somehow outside of the touristical flow, on a small street bellow... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Iasi, Romania
Worth a quick look

Ancient Byzantine church on the way from the Acropolis to the Roman Agora. While not exactly... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Hong Kong, China
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25 Oct 2018
“Modest but impressive”
1 Oct 2018
“Worth a quick look”
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

This very old church is beautiful. The architecture is slightly different from the other churches. A quick photo opportunity.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 25 October 2018

So old byzanthine church, somehow outside of the touristical flow, on a small street bellow Acropolis. It worth a stop and some moment of reflection...unfortunately it was closed when I passed by.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Ancient Byzantine church on the way from the Acropolis to the Roman Agora. While not exactly spectacular it is worth a quick look (no admissions fee)

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Seems this little church is always closed so you can see the outside but I'd love to see what is inside. Interesting construction and seems in very good condition for a structure that is 800 or so years old.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Several Byzantine-era churches still exist in Athens. Walking around the Plaka district, one should come across the Church of Kapnikarea (in Ermou Street) and the Church of Agios Eleftherios (located next to the Metropolitan Cathedral). The Church of the Metamorphosis (or Transfiguration) takes a little...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank ianwyj
Reviewed 30 March 2016

There are several hundred churches in and around Athens. We came across this little church after visiting the nearby Roman Agora. It is located only a few streets away on Theorias, which is at the lower Plaka area, right behind the Acropolis.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 13 October 2015

The so called Metamorphosis Church located nearby the stunning wide area of the Acropolis, I found it by chance after descending from the Acropolis toward the city. This little ancient church temporary closed a small bricks construction and date back to the 14th century. It...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Magellano81
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Monastiraki is a souvenir-hunting enclave with a
difference. Apart from the dramatic backdrop of the
Acropolis, its network of alleys and pedestrianized
streets surround the remains of both the Greek and
Roman agoras, adding the quaint concept that this is
where the ancients also came to shop. Named after the
tiny monastery church at its center, Monastiraki
Square is a lively spot by day or night, with street
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